The Junior League of Charlotte’s (JLC) Kids in the Kitchen program teaches and demonstrates the importance of healthy eating and nutritional knowledge.
This program has the potential to impact over 9,000 people. There are nearly 10,000 people living in the neighborhoods that feed into Reid Park Academy and the program is designed to directly impact the 6 classrooms that are participating in the lesson plans. Read more about this program >
The Junior League of the City of New York’s CHEF Program is a direct extension of the AJLI’s Kids in the Kitchen initiative.
Through the CHEF Program, NYJL volunteers have the opportunity to work alongside existing community efforts to address the overall health challenges of some of New York City’s most vulnerable populations. Read more about this program >
Seeds of Change is Junior League of Chattanooga’s collaborative effort to eliminate food deserts in Hamilton County.
As a member of the Hamilton County Food Coalition, JLC’s vision is a community with a thriving, comprehensive, and just local food system, where everyone has access to fresh and healthy food. Read more about this program >
The Junior League of Dallas has made the Kids in the Kitchen program its own, by developing an eight-week curriculum of materials geared specifically toward fighting childhood obesity in at-risk, low-income Dallas neighborhoods.
The eight-week course teaches children how to prepare easy, nutritious meals, work safely in the kitchen, and incorporate exercise into their daily lives. Read more about this program >
Foster teens often lack the support and resources that young adults need to live independently.
To fill this important need in the community, the Junior League of Cedar Rapids has developed the program Bridging the G.A.P. (Guide. Advocate. Provide.) JLCR fills suitcases with items necessary to live independently such as bedding, pots and pans, and cleaning supplies. Read more about this program >